Overview & Highlights
This ambitious holiday from the Atlantic to the Pacific ocean visits three of the continent’s grandest cities: Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires and Santiago along with Iguazú Falls and a couple of the well regarded vineyards supplying some of the best New World wines.
- Guided excursion to Corcovado mountain
- Guided tour to the Sugar Loaf mountain and Rio botanical gardens
- Visit to the Brazilian side of Iguazú Falls
- Activities from Yacutinga Lodge
- Guided city tour of Buenos Aires with visit to Teatro Colón
- Tour of Mendoza wineries
- Guided walking tour of Santiago
- Wine tasting at Matetic vineyard
This overview of Brazil, Chile and Argentina takes you from the Atlantic to the Pacific ocean, including three of South America’s most impressive cities.
You begin in Rio with its music on every street corner and football on every beach - all with a glorious mountain backdrop. Visit the Sugar Loaf Mountain and the Christ the Redeemer statue for magnificent views.
At Iguazú Falls, step out of your luxurious hotel room in the national park to a thunderous roar as the river crashes over granite cliffs. As this is the only hotel in the national park, if you get up early or stay late you can be virtually alone on the edge of the falls, outside the park opening times.
Venture further into the rainforest for a real jungle experience: you’ll be able to observe exotic birds attracted to fruit trees in the reserve surrounding the lodge where you stay.
Move on to Buenos Aires, a city oozing culture and nostalgia. Head back into the countryside and the sunny vineyards of Mendoza, where some of the best Argentine wine is produced. Visit a couple of wineries then cross the Andes to Santiago and end your trip at one of Chile’s also highly regarded wineries.
Arrive in Rio de Janeiro. Transfer to hotel on Copacabana beach.
Guided excursion to Corcovado mountain and Christ the Redeemer.
Guided tour including Sugar Loaf mountain.
Transfer to airport and fly to Iguazú Falls.
At leisure to explore the Argentine side of Iguazú falls.
Transfer to Yacutinga Lodge in the rainforest of Iguazú.
Activities at Yacutinga Lodge.
Transfer to airport and fly to Buenos Aires.
Guided city tour with Teatro Colón.
Day at leisure in Buenos Aires.
Transfer to airport and fly to Mendoza.
Guided excursion to local vineyards.
Drive to Santiago.
Guided walking city tour.
Transfer to Matetic winery.
Transfer to Santiago airport for international flight home.
Things to do
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Argentina / Iguazu Falls – Argentinian side / Iguazu Falls
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Loi Suites Recoleta
Argentina / Mendoza and the vineyards
Lares de Chacras Hotel
Chile / Santiago and the vineyards
Casa Bueras Boutique Hotel
Chile / Valparaiso and Vina del Mar
La Casona at Matetic Vineyard
What our clients say
97% of our clients rated their experience with us as Excellent or Good.
The holiday was really terrific - one to be remembered for ever. It really met all our hopes, and offered even more than anticipated - in particular, with all the wildlife that we saw. (And much better weather than expected!) Many thanks to JLA, our 3 lovely fellow travellers, and to tour leader in particular.NB, Keswick
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Sophie Barber - Travel Expert
Sophie lived in Chile before joining us and has travelled extensively across Latin America, from Mexico to the furthest tip of Patagonia and beyond to Antarctica.
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Mary Anne Nelson - Travel Expert
Born in the Atacama Desert in northern Chile, Mary’s insider knowledge and dry sense of humour make her a highly valued member of the Tailor-made Holidays and Group Tour sales team.
Lina Fuller - Travel Expert
Lina's passion for the continent where she was born really took off when she moved to Córdoba (Argentina) to study, spending the holidays travelling between Argentina and her native Colombia.
Kathryn Rhodes - Travel Expert
Kathryn backpacked across Argentina, Chile, Bolivia and Peru before joining us. She has a degree in Philosophy and French and is a keen netball player.
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It's hard to believe that Evie has had time to cram so much in to her life so far. Having lived as a child in the Americas and Europe she found herself immediately attracted to Latin America.
Paul Winrow-Giffin - Travel Expert
After graduating in Computer Science, Paul spent seven months travelling from Colombia to Argentina and came home hooked on Latin America.
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Having spent part of her childhood in Colombia and worked in Brazil and Costa Rica, Hannah's ties to Latin America run deep. Hannah is a much valued Travel Expert in our Tailor-made Holidays and Group Tours sales team.